A Very Yummy & Healthy Thanksgiving side dish!!


Fitness Instruction Here’s a healthy substitute Thanksgiving side dish! – Fitness Retreat Recipes 

With Thanksgiving being right around the corner we’re going to be giving you some great tips to help you make healthy choices on a day we’re all sure to pig out! Today we have a great side dish substitute.

Instead of Candied Yams try Glazed Sweet Potatoes instead!

5 sweet potatoes or yams 

Nonstick cooking spray

1/4 cup honey

1/2 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts

2 table spoon light butter spread

1 table spoon cornstarch

1 tea spoon cinnamon

2/3 cup apricot nectar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place potatoes in a pot and cover with 1 to 2 inches of water. Bring to a boil and cook until tender for 20 to 25 minutes. Peel and cut into 1/2-inch slices and add to the baking dish.

2. Combine remaining ingredients except nuts in a saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute and stir until thick. Pour over potatoes and add nuts. The bake for 30 minutes.

On a day we”ll all be getting stuffed we’re here to help you make better choices and keep up your usual healthy diet. A few easy substitutes to traditional Thanksgiving dishes can make a huge difference!

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